The Other Side

A Little Big Garden Dedicated to the Cultivation of Arts and Ideas In Utica

The Other Side in Utica, NY is a small community space dedicated to offering a platform for expression to artists and activists from around the region and beyond. We've hosted many amazing events over the years, including concerts in our legendary jazz series, openings for our world-class art gallery, lectures, classes, and so much more.


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Hidden Beauties — Gallery Hours

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2022

Quilts | by Julie Waldas | September 9 - October 21, 2022 | Opening Reception Friday, September 9, 2022 | Gallery Hours: Thursdays and Saturdays noon-3 |

Jazz at The Other Side presents: The John Piazza, Jr., Quintet

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Featuring: John Piazza, Jr, trumpet | Mike Melito, drums | Bob Sneider, guitar | Lou Smaldone, bass | Mike Dubaniewicz, sax | Tickets: $20, $10 students. | To reserve call 315-735-4825, email or stop by Cafe Domenico, 2011 Genesee St., Utica | Saturday, October 8, 2022 | 7:30 p.m.

Rag And Bone Shop Poetry Theater Presents — Crazy Word Quilts

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A poetry reading by:   Ruth Dandrea Cindy Day Orin Domenico Thomas Townsley William Welch   Free and Open to the Public. Donations welcome.

From Ezra Pound to Pelletieri Joe’s: Gene Nassar & the Radiant Core of the Local

October 20 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 pm

Voyage of Life Book Readers' Theater presets: Readings from the works of Eugene Paul Nassar |   Author, Rhodes Scholar, literary critic, Professor Emeritus of English at Utica (College) University |   Readers: Dr. Frank Bergman, Ann Carey, Ruth Dandrea, Kim Domenico, J.K. Hage, Jim Roberts

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Click to check out the current (December 2019 to January 2020) Culture Calendar put together by Matt Mielnick for information about the many great music events happening in our area.

Check Out These Interviews With The Other Side Founders Orin and Kim Domenico

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